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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent of all femaleHIV/AIDS cases in the US in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the...
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Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection until this month, and so had unprotected sex on at least 20 occasions in the five years. My recent HIV tests have been negative, and we are no longer...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Not every HIV exposure leads to HIV transmission. Thankfully! For instance, the CDC's estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected Read more »

Misclassification problems / Heterosexual misclassifications?

QUESTION #1:Could you please comment on the study by Murphy, Mueller, and Whitman in J AIDS and Human Retrovirology 16: 122-126, 1997? In case you haven't been able to keep up with the latest literature, this article presented the results of a more...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...sex with Injecting Drug Users (IDUs). However, beginning in 1991, there was a dramatic change in the pattern of spread among heterosexuals acquiring HIV infection. Beginning in that year, reports indicated that a smaller and smaller percentage... Read more »

it takes only one time (HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION) (HIV TRANSMISSION AFTER ONE EXPOSURE)

This is a comment on one of the readers questions asking if you can get hiv by penetrating a woman who has hiv just ONE time when not wearing a condom, in other words not practising safe sex. One time. Yes you can, I did it one time and got it I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thank you for writing in and sharing your story. It's amazing how many heterosexual guys do not believe they are at risk for HIV. Obviously our HIV awareness and prevention programs under the sex-phobic Bush Administration Read more »

Are you following what goes on in Mexico? (HIV STATISTICS)

Dr. BobIn AIDS conference in Mexico they said that the rates of transmission that the CDC quotes could be way off and actually be much higher than stated. They said some instances of Vaginal sex could be as low as 1 in 10 exposures and anal sex 1 in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...combining a variety of published reports and did not control for many different potential variables that occur in different populations and among individuals. In other words, these statistics are primarily useful in determining relative risk, but... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hombres Sanos: Evaluation of a Social Marketing Campaign for Heterosexually Identified Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men and Women

...identified Latino MSMW," the authors concluded. "Given the scarcity of evidence-based HIV prevention interventions for these populations, this prevention strategy warrants further investigation." Back to other news for December 2010 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Transmission of HIV -- 29 States, 1999-2002

...non-Hispanic blacks. To decrease the number of new heterosexually acquired HIV infections, especially among certain minority populations, culturally targeted education and prevention programs should be provided, and barriers to HIV care and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Fails to Cut HIV in Gay Men by 50 Percent

...infections each year, of which MSM account for 772 cases. The city had also set a goal of eliminating HIV transmission among heterosexuals by 2008, but this population is expected to see 12 to 15 new infections this year. There was better news... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Couples Study in Haiti Shows Reduction in Heterosexual HIV Transmission

...suggest approaches to preventing such transmission. Most previous studies of heterosexual HIV transmission have examinedhigh-risk populations such as commercial sex workers and their clients, orpatients at sexually transmitted disease clinics. ... Read more »
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Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...rude as I do not want to offend anyone. I would just like to find a dating website where I can find me a good woman. I am a Heterosexual man looking for a Heterosexual woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date... Read more »

Heterosexual AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...It kind of struck me the other day that I know of no heterosexuals that have gotten AIDS. Why is this? Why do gay men only get it. I know that they say that heteros get it to but I really don't Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...up almost half of women newly diagnosed with HIV in the state, and Hispanic women are represented disproportionately to their population. Contributing to these numbers is an increase in reported cases among women born outside the United States,... Read more »

Transmision

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have heard all of the ideas behind HIV transmission and the population that it effects. I am a heterosexual white male in the middle class and I dont think that these statistics are correct. I have Read more »